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Wednesday Jul 9 | The Mile High Report

Former Broncos to play in football finale at iconic Candlestick Park

And it's a bunch of old guys. . But it's still football. And it's still awesome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Isaac Bruce, Walt Harris, NFL Players

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Cincy Jungle

NFL legends to play 49ers all stars in final game at Candlestick Park

In the last game to be played at Candlestick Park, the Bengals hall of famer Anthony Munoz will be lacing up the cleats one more time on NFL turf.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Isaac Bruce, Walt Harris, NFL Players, Cincinnati Bengals

Sun Jun 29, 2014

NinerNoise

Are 49ers still in market for cornerback?

A year ago, it may have been a strength, but now, the 49ers secondary will look completely different in 2014 after losing a pair of starting cornerbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Chris Cook, Perrish Cox, Chris Culliver, NFL Players, Dontae Johnson

BleacherReport

5 Players the 49ers Should Still Target on the Free-Agent Market

The bulk of free agency has come and gone for most NFL teams, but that doesn't mean there aren't available players who can help the San Francisco 49ers .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, NFC, NFC West, Jonathan Martin, Alex Boone, NFL Players, Vernon Davis

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Niners Nation

53-man roster projection: Post OTAs/minicamp look

The San Francisco 49ers wrapped up minicamp and OTAs, which means we have a month until training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Chris Cook, Raymond Ventrone, NFL Players, LaMichael James, Frank Gore

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Niners Nation

"Legends of Candlestick" features some cool experiences with all-time greats

Not only will the Legends of Candlestick event be the final game of football played at the historic venue, but you can buy yourself some really cool experiences with all-time greats, too! By now most of you have probably heard of the Legends of Candlestick event.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Isaac Bruce, Walt Harris, NFL Players

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Niners Nation

Brandon Flowers visited 49ers on Friday, but decided on Chargers

The San Francisco 49ers reportedly brought in Brandon Flowers for a visit last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Chris Cook, Darryl Morris, Tramaine Brock, Chris Culliver, NFL Players

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Underdog: Speedy Darryl Morris hoping to turn heads at nickel

Darryl Morris is one of the players competing to be the team's nickel cornerback this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Darryl Morris, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Texas State University NCAA, Texas State San Marcos Bobcats NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Jimmie Ward

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Pick & roll: Chris Cook working to erase bad-ball-skills reputation

Chris Cook, who has no interceptions after four years in the league, is intent on changing that stat line with the 49ers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Chris Cook, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings, Tramaine Brock, Chris Culliver

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Niners Nation

What position will replace Eric Wright on the 49ers 90-man roster?

The San Francisco 49ers currently have 89 players on their roster after the unexpected retirement of cornerback Eric Wright.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, San Francisco 49ers, Brandon Flowers

Fri Jun 20, 2014

BleacherReport

San Francisco 49ers: Position Breakdown and Depth Chart Analysis at Cornerback

After falling short of their Super Bowl dreams last year, the 49ers had some tough choices to make when it came to addressing the needs in their secondary - considerably the weakest point in what otherwise should be classified as an elite defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Jimmie Ward, Keith Reaser, Darryl Morris, Tramaine Brock, NFL Players

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Arrow up: Which 49ers stood out this spring?

At the close of the 49ers' minicamp yesterday, Jim Harbaugh began his press conference by praising LaMichael James, Kendall Hunter, Blaine Gabbert, Brandon Lloyd and Bruce Ellington for their efforts this spring.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, NFL Players, Bruce Ellington, Blaine Gabbert, Darryl Morris, Chris Culliver

Thu Jun 19, 2014

BleacherReport

San Francisco 49ers: Reactions at the End of Minicamp

't stunning, considering the 49ers are missing Vernon Davis and Alex Boone from holdouts, and that most of the starting receivers have missed some time or another throughout , be it from injury or just rest for some of the veterans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, NFC, Alex Boone, NFL Players, Bruce Ellington, NFC West, Marcus Martin

Niners Nation

SB Nation breaks down NFL pass catching units

Danny Kelly is back to look at the best offensive units in the NFL. He recently looked at tight ends and wide receivers in a pair of articles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, San Francisco 49ers, Vance McDonald, NFL Players, Garrett Celek, Vernon Davis

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

San Francisco 49ers' Tank Carradine's right knee looks to be at full strength

Tank Carradine's right knee finally looks and feels at full strength, which is welcome news after a 49ers rookie season spent in rehabilitation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Kendall Hunter, Vance McDonald, Corey Lemonier, NFL Players, Devon Wylie

Rant Sports

San Francisco 49ers: Predicting the Impact of Every 2014 Draft Pick

The 2014 NFL Draft was a solid one for the San Francisco 49ers. In the draft, the 49ers were able to find some players that will have the opportunity to contribute immediately, as well as finding some players that will be quality contributors in the future.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Kenneth Acker, Trey Millard, Keith Reaser, NFL Players, Kaleb Ramsey

SFGate

a 49ers fana may be starter

On June 4, the day quarterback Colin Kaepernick signed his six-year contract extension, a local television station got some man-in-the-street reaction to the mega-deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, Ryan Seymour, Alex Boone, NFL Players, Justin Smith

Inside Bay Area

49ers: Pressure will be on Jimmie Ward to learn quickly

Prior to Eric Wright's retirement Tuesday, he was asked last week to move into the 49ers' nickel cornerback role and subsequently never showed, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Jimmie Ward, NFL Players, Darryl Morris, Perrish Cox, Chris Culliver

The Miami Herald

Niners' Davis no-show to mini camp

Erik Compton will get to play in his first Masters in 2015 after finishing tied for second in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Alex Boone, NFL Players

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Press Democrat

Jim Harbaugh on Davis and Boone holding out: "Not the decision I envisioned being the 49er way."

What does that do to your cornerback numbers? Would you have to bring in somebody else or do you guys feel secure with the other guys who are on hand? "We feel good about the guys we have.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, NFL Players, Vernon Davis, Vance McDonald, Colin Kaepernick, Frank Gore

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